Thomas Francois Cartier bronze ‘Panther’, c. 1910.

Thomas Francois Cartier (1879-1943). Bronze study of a snarling, muscular, panther, striding across a rocky outcrop. The patination of good, rich colour.

Incised signature ‘T. Cartier’.

Thomas Francois Cartier (1879 – 1943) was born in Marseilles, France. He studied under Georges Gardet, and eventually specialised in creating animal sculpture. Cartier exhibited regularly at the Salon and was awarded a gold medal in 1927.

Medium: Bronze

Height: 18.3 cm, 7 1/8”.

Width: 26 cm, 10 1/4”.

Depth: 8.7 cm, 3 1/8”.

Condition: Excellent.